“Being blind helps me cope when my son’s in the boxing ring”
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Boxer Joseph Joyce gets inspiration from his mum, Marvel, who is blind.

Heavyweight boxer Joseph Joyce, who won silver in Rio in 2016, will contest his first professional fight on Friday.

He was brought up by his mum, Marvel, who is blind.

As well as training for Friday's important bout against Ian Lewinson, he’s been helping Marvel get ready for a charity climb up Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa.

Video by Daniel Gordon

  • 20 Oct 2017